32 Cheap & Easy Backyard Ideas

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Use rope lighting to line your garden. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

It's waterproof, and you can put it on a timer.

Coat planters with glow-in-the-dark paint for instant night lighting. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

Replace the light bulbs in an old chandelier with inexpensive solar lights. Hang it from a tree branch. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

You'll have gorgeous outdoor lighting without having to provide electricity.

Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Buy a mature plant from an Asian market or grocery store. When you get it home, trim the tops of the plant and remove any dead parts. Plant it in a clear jar of water and place on a sunny windowsill. Within a few weeks, it will develop roots and can be transplanted to your garden.

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

The marbles will cast pretty colored light onto your yard.

Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

It's a a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant that germinates super fast. They start out green but turn a pretty red color once it starts to get colder.

Reuse your empty wine bottles by making mosquito-combating tiki torches with them. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Fill 'em with citronella oil. Get the directions here.

Rinse your dirty feet off in a waterproof frame filled with flat stones. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

The flat stones will feel so good on your feet!

Epsom salts make the best and easiest fertilizer. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

It's considered the secret to a lovely, lush garden. For potted plants, dissolve 2 tablespoons of epsom salts per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month. Or sprinkle it into the soil before planting seeds.

Turn an old chair into a swing. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

Make a wind chime out of old keys and acrylic paint. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Get the directions here.

Make a wind chime out of old keys and acrylic paint. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Get the directions here.

Having a party? Tie vases to the fence and fill with plants or flowers. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Drill holes into your fence and replace them with marbles.

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

This DIY makeover is very family oriented. Love this idea!

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